We have long held the belief that age is etched on our faces and embodied by our bodies. Yet, a profound observation invites our attention: not all 80-year-olds appear weathered by time. Some defy the expected societal script, standing tall with vibrant energy, smooth skin, and agile strides. This fascinating realm of biological age, a dimension that can diverge dramatically from the mere tally of years, captures the intrigue of scientists worldwide. For within the tapestry of existence, a person of 60 may possess a biological age of 50 or 70.
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“New year, new you” is a phrase we hear a lot at the start of a new year, but how do you ensure that this new version of yourself sticks around?
The world can be a very confusing and stressful place for children, and they often don’t know how to process the emotions they experience, making them easily overwhelmed. As adults, it’s our job to help them deal effectively with these emotions in a healthy way and give them the tools they need to do so on their own.
The similarities between tapping and acupuncture begin with their focus on energy points on the body that can bring about physical and emotional healing.
One of the pitfalls on the journey of spiritual growth is mistaking the fruits of spiritual development for practices to be followed. An example of this is desire. All the great mystical traditions talk about desirelessness.
“When we become conscious that we are consciousness and that this is the most direct thing of our experience, we have reached the momentous turning-point….For the need of making this miracle—and it is nothing less—clear to our own understanding itself puts us on the right path to achieving it.” –Paul Brunton*
I recently received a provocative question from a prospective practitioner who I respect deeply. She asked, “How do you feel when you guide others through sessions while tapping on yourself? Do you find it challenging to repeat their problems back to them?
Jeffery Martin has studied people who awaken. He has evaluated the experience of over 2,000 people who have had enlightenment experiences, and identified the most common characteristics of this type of experience. He summarizes these in his book The Finders (Integration Press, 2019). The term “Finder” refers to crossing the boundary from being a “Seeker” of truth to being a Finder.